Before they were famous: Spike Jonze, Mark Gonzales, Jason Lee, + Danny Way

. Tuesday, September 29, 2009

In eager anticipation of Where the Wild Things Are, I'd like to show you Spike Jonze's roots in film making. This video is from 1990 and was shot by Spike in the streets of Paris for the then newly formed skate company Blind. It features the now acclaimed contemporary artist Mark Gonzales, Jason Lee (before he became Earl), and skate legend Danny Way. Spike remains close to the skate industry and still continues to direct skate videos to this day:

Now, almost 2 decades later, Spike Jonze's latest work is only a couple of weeks away:


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